Access to Health & Social Care

Course Content

This course is designed to prepare learners to enter HNC Healthcare Practice or HNC Social Services. It covers a variety of Higher level subjects comprising of care-related units and core skills.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of all units from Level 5 Child, Health and Social Care group award, Early Education and Childcare or a minimum of 4 National 5s or equivalent. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to work at Higher level. All applications will be considered on an individual basis. Selection will be made based on a satisfactory diagnostic test and satisfactory reference.

Method of Assessment

Variety of assessment methods are used: class activities, written reports and essays. Open & closed book assessments required by the awarding body.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of all units, a good attendance record and a positive reference may allow students to progress to HNC Healthcare Practice or HNC Social Services.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    16 Jan 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    16 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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